Tag Archives: WTO

SGS: Nepal to implement new set of chemical requirements for toy safety

Nepal is proposing to implement a new set of chemical requirements for toy safety. If approved, the new measures could become effective in late 2018/early 2019. GENEVA, 29-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — In March 2017, we informed you [1]that Nepal had implemented measures … Read the full press release

Airbus Group on WTO Panel DS487 report: Boeing must give up these massive tax subsidies

Extends the WTO’s earlier condemnation of massive illegal subsidies to Boeing to 26 billion USD in the form of wholly non-refundable corporate welfare. This is the single largest state-level instance of corporate welfare in US history. The subsidy package condemned … Read the full press release

Major new partnership to support effective implementation of the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) landmark Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA)

The Global Alliance for Trade Facilitation, a major business-led initiative, was launched today to assist developing countries and speed implementation of the World Trade Organization’s Trade Facilitation Agreement The landmark trade agreement could add over $1 trillion to global trade … Read the full press release

Heads of seven multilateral institutions issued joint statement on trade facilitation assistance at World Bank/IMF Annual Meeting

African Development Bank Asian Development Bank European Bank for Reconstruction and Development European Investment Bank Inter-American Development Bank International Monetary FundWorld Bank Group Washington, D.C., United States, 15-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The Ninth WTO Ministerial Conference in Bali, Indonesia on 3-6 December … Read the full press release

Karel De Gucht: The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership: Global Impacts

Institute for International and European Affairs/ Dublin, Ireland Dublin, Ireland, 23-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Ladies and Gentlemen, As you may know we’ve just had two days of discussions with European Union trade ministers here in Dublin, under the able chairmanship of Minister … Read the full press release

Speech After WTO Accession: Reform and EU-Russia Trade Relations

Karel De Gucht — European Commissioner for Trade Seminar of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe / Brussels Brussels, 6-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Ladies and gentlemen, This year has been an important year for EU-Russia trade relations. For 19 years – … Read the full press release

EU requests WTO dispute settlement panel over Argentina’s import restrictions

Brussels, 6-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The EU has today requested the World Trade Organisation (WTO) in Geneva to rule over a dispute on Argentina’s import restrictions which are damaging to European business. The EU is taking this action, along with Japan and … Read the full press release

EU welcomes Laos planned accession to the World Trade Organisation

Brussels, 26-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Today the European Commission has backed fully the decision by the World Trade Organisation (WTO) to give its green light for the accession of Laos. Laos will become the 158th member of the global trade body once the … Read the full press release